The year is 2084. The place is Topeka, Kansas. The Church of the Evangels run the country through the Pastor President, pastor governors and pastor legislators. They rule with a Bible in each fist and the computer in your hovel. This dystopia presents a view of what life would be like under the control of right wing evangelical Christians. Work on the new state cathedral in Topeka provides the economic stimulus for that region. When religion rules, society enters a new dark ages, but still operating are the computer-based social networking systems the Church of the Evangels use to spy on its members. Abortion is just outlawed, pregnancy is mandated. And if you don’t fit into the society of the Church of the Evangels, you try to make a life in Rabbletown. And then the son of a mason reminds everyone what redemption is all about. Oh, and don’t miss Friday stonings in Fred Phelps Plaza. Oh, and don’t miss stoning Fridays in Fred Phelps Plaza. Continue reading
Captain Nova Whiteside, on a brand new assignment to help rid the Commonwealth Union of Planets from a growing rebel force, is teamed up with Tychon, a strait-laced Vanguard officer whose opinion of Humans, in general, is less than stellar.
When their pursuit of the ruthless rebel leader and a living weapon in his control blurs the line between their personal lives and their mission, Nova must choose between duty and loyalty. Continue reading
Beth Chandler, bright, attractive but unassertive, is accidentally replicated in a flawed experiment at the government research institute where she works. A second Beth comes into being, complete with all her memories. To Sir Peter Ellis, MI5 chief, the replica is an embarrassment that must be hushed up and disposed of. Overhearing him, Beth Two goes on the run. With no official existence, homeless, penniless and pursued by Sir Peter’s agents, she has to find the inner strength and aggression to survive on icy London streets.
Meanwhile the original Beth, unaware of what has happened, becomes romantically involved with Nick Cavanagh, the spec op she believes is there to protect her. In fact, he’s hunting her double. Nick refuses to face his moral doubts about Beth Two – as far as he’s concerned, it’s not his problem. As events unfold, and the situation grows more complicated, he has to decide whose side he is on. Continue reading
The prequel novelette for the novels of the War for Profit series.
Two millennia in the future it’s graduation day at the Ostwind Armor Academy on the planet Ostreich. Follow the actions of Cadet Galen Raper during his last official day as a Cadet. Continue reading
Meet Quality Times, just your average 21st century woman who happens to own a shrinkable time machine. Along on her intergalactic adventures is Tim, a self-confessed sci-fi geek who takes everything in his stride.
In ‘The Whispering Tombs’, Quality and Tim are residing at the luxurious Baala Haven Resort, on an unpronounceable planet, when they’re invited on a quest to find ancient hidden treasure by a wealthy alien archaeologist. Reaching the caves of Azrokaran, however, loyalties are tested to the very limits as those within the group reveal their true colours.
A light-hearted mix of science fiction, adventure and humour. Continue reading
Jake Bonner returns!
After the events of EXPERT ASSISTANCE, Jake is comfortable at last. He’s also bored, as is Odin, the computer that controls his ship. Their boredom comes to a quick end when they stumble across a damaged starship, a woman hiding out from those who attacked the ship, and her mysterious red box.
What is she hiding in the box? Who’s the fellow with a French accent who wants to hire Jake for a diplomatic jaunt? What does food have to do with any of this? Continue reading
Deep in the void, at the far end of the galaxy, a decrepit mining station clung to the surface of a blasted planet. The mining station harvested the most valuable mineral in the galaxy. All John Brock wanted was to finish out what was left of his miserable career. Then Murphy arrived at the station and made things worse. Things had settled down when a supply ship arrived early and a drop ship crashed. Something evil had arrived, and it was mad. Somehow Brock and Murphy had to find a way to work together if they wanted to live. Continue reading
Lesley and Mo can’t imagine life without each other. If it were up to them, they’d settle down, raise daughters, and lead happy, fulfilled lives. But they live on the planet Rymel, in a strict society that selects life-mates for its citizens and executes those who violate their life-bonds.
Girlfriends since their teens, Lesley and Mo know they should break up but can’t let each other go. They dread the day the state summons them to meet their selected mates.
Meet Lesley and Mo when they’re young adults in love and follow them until their time together runs out. Will they do what their society expects of them, or will they sacrifice their lives for their love? Continue reading
They murdered his wife and son.
They burned down his house.
They beat him within an inch of his life.
And then they realized they had the wrong man.
They should have killed him when they had the chance.
Will Stark is a thirty-five-year-old self-made billionaire. He’s happily married and father to a young son he adores. He’s well-loved in his community for his philanthropic efforts. He lives in a beautiful home inside a private, secure community designed to provide safety for his family from those who would do them harm.
His idyllic world is shattered when, despite his best efforts, men storm his community, murder his family in their home, and burn his house down. In his efforts to rush to the aid of those he loves, Will is seized, beaten, and nearly killed.
And as it’s happening, the men who’ve attacked him realize they’ve mistaken him for someone else.
Will’s rescue from certain death brings him into the midst of a battle between two factions of a secret society, one in which members learn the secrets of developing superhuman abilities. And it’s a battle in which a man named Will Stark has been the focal point. Will seizes the opportunity to learn these secrets, and battle those who destroyed his family. His own rapid development, however, means he may become a target for attack of his own accord.
As he builds his new life, however, Will is faced with a critical decision. Will he use his new abilities to seek out vengeance? Or will he risk everything he has to save those he holds most dear? Continue reading
From out of the detritus and ruin of the Earth rises a familiar face, yet he is troubled. He knows not who he is, only what he will become should time expire. Old heroes die and a new warrior comes to the aid of his fellow man in their darkest hour. He aligns himself with his father’s teachings in order to take on a new foe and strange vampiric creatures. Will he have the courage? Will it be enough? Will it be too late? Continue reading